As part of our project Community Resilience and biodiversity conservation in Nakai District, Lao PDR, Association Anoulak team has been working with villagers from Nakai – Nam Theun National Park with the objectives to:
To achieve this, Association Anoulak is focusing on village-level marketing and value chain strategy of native Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) and the management of their use by local communities in Nakai – Nam Theun National Park.
This year 2021, our team alongside villagers have progressed significantly (despite the challenges faced amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which involves strict restrictions in Laos).
Through our monthly Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning missions to target villages to follow up the implementation of the village action plans (developed by the villagers last year), we were able to:
In March 2021, our team facilitated a training during which the elder generation trained the younger generation on traditional crafting skills.
In addition, this year 2021 Association Anoulak has been developing a marketing strategy including: